Bob Marovich has spent three decades in nonprofit fund development for colleges and universities, secondary schools, museums, public broadcasters, animal welfare agencies, social service agencies, out-of-school programs, and healthcare. His skills include grantwriting, annual fund, major and planned giving, and strategic planning. As vice president of Ter Molen Watkins & Brandt for eight years, Bob managed a portfolio of diverse prospects and was part of the team that wrote the application that secured the largest challenge grant ever given by the Kresge Foundation ($800,000) to an Indiana nonprofit.
Today, Bob is a full-time grantwriter whose clients include primarily charter and private elementary and high schools. He sits on the board of Tree House Humane Society and is a board member emeritus at Blackburn College in Carlinville, Illinois. Outside of fundraising, Bob is a gospel music historian and author of the critically-acclaimed “A City Called Heaven: Chicago and the Birth of Gospel Music” (University of Illinois Press, 2015).